Art and Food Tour in Florence
A culinary experience in Florence across Art and Food
One of the best ways to enjoy your stay in a new country is to taste its local food and delicacies, which tell a lot about the life , the environment and the history of the place you are visiting.
This food tour in Florence takes you to the main markets and winebars, butchers, bakers, pasta and pizza makers to taste the specialities made in Florence.
During the tour you will know about the origins and the history of the many varieties of cheese, meat, bread and learn the typical recipes.
The itinerary goes through the main streets and squares of Florence, from the Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio, admiring imposing Renaissance Palaces and beautiful churches and you will hear about the art and history of many artistic monuments along the way in order to give you a very enjoyable experience of Art and Taste!
Cappuccino and Latte Art
Our itinerary starts at one of the best coffee-bars in the city to have a perfect Cappuccino with demonstration of "Latte Art", the art of decorating the top layer of foam in different shapes: a heart, a smiley face or a lily.
The Central Market
We continue then to the Central Market , a busy colourful place, where you can find all kind of local foodstuffs, meat and vegetables, fish and fruits, cheeses and breads. Here you will see how fresh pasta is made, and have a tasting of Olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Your culinary experience goes on with a typical Italian "Aperitivo", a glass of prosecco with a truffle sandwich, taken in the Fashion District.
Tuscan Chianti Wine
Strolling through the main streets of Florence we will reach the Ponte Vecchio and this will be the time for a cheese and ham tasting which are the best food to accompany a good glass of Tuscan Wine.
The Food tour cannot end without a good gelato! You will try a real Italian ice-cream, home made with only fresh and natural ingredients, without preservatives.
Duration: approx.3 hours
Price on request